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Old Timbers

A Grade II Listed Building in Fordham, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9229 / 51°55'22"N

Longitude: 0.7896 / 0°47'22"E

OS Eastings: 591918

OS Northings: 228602

OS Grid: TL919286

Mapcode National: GBR RL9.GF8

Mapcode Global: VHKFQ.MXST

Entry Name: Old Timbers

Listing Date: 27 August 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266270

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421998

Location: Fordham, Colchester, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Civil Parish: Fordham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Fordham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:-

FORDHAM PENLAN HALL LANE
TL 92 NW
7/91 OLD TIMBERS
II

House. Circa early C16 remodelled circa early C17. Plastered timber
frame. Thatched roof with gabled ends. Brick gable end and axial
stacks. In-line 3-room plan house with large parlour and solar at left
(south) end and open hall with inserted circa early C17 floor and stack
at low right and; the putative service end has been demolished and an
axial partition has been inserted into the parlour making 2 rooms. 2
storeys and attic. Asymmetrical 4 window east front. C20 2 and 3-light
casements, eyebrowed half dormer and 3 window lights inserted between
studs at right hand end of front. Projecting brick stack at left
(south) end with set-offs and C20 porch at right (north) end. Similar
C20 casements at rear (west), C20 French casement at centre and eye-
browed half dormer. Interior: Centre room (hall) has large chamfered
axial beam and exposed joists of inserted floor and fireplace with large
chamfered cambered timber lintel. Hall-parlour partition with rail and
studs, infill removed below rail. Parlour has chamfered cross-beam and
inserted axial partition with close-studding. Original roof structure
with plain chamfered crown-posts, that over hall with 4-way bracing.


Listing NGR: TL9191828602

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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